Onondaga Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,990
1.84% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,038
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
9,449
44.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
21.9%
445 Graduates

About

Onondaga Community College is a higher education institution located in Onondaga County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Onondaga Community College were .

In 2019, 1,077 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Onondaga Community College. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (775 degrees), 6.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (112 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Onondaga Community College is $4,990, which is $-2,834 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Onondaga Community College is $4,990, which is $-2,834 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,038.

In 2019, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,990
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Onondaga Community College was $4,990. The cost of tuition at Onondaga Community College is $-2,834 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,038
2019 Value
0.658%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Onondaga Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,038. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Onondaga Community College grew by 0.658%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,940
Room and Board
$1,230
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Onondaga Community College was of $7,940 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board increased by 0.506% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
23%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Onondaga Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2018, when 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
19.7%
2017 Default Rate
459
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Onondaga Community College was 19.7%, which represents 459 out of the 2325 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Onondaga Community College has a total enrollment of 9,449 students. The full-time enrollment at Onondaga Community College is 4,236 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,213. This means that 44.8% of students enrolled at Onondaga Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Onondaga Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.5% White, 12.8% Black or African American, 6.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0741% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Onondaga Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.2%), followed by White Female (27.9%) and Black or African American Male (9.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Onondaga Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,449 students. The full-time enrollment at Onondaga Community College is 4,236 and the part-time enrollment is 5,213. This means that 44.8% of students enrolled at Onondaga Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Onondaga Community College was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Onondaga Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,618
  2. Black or African American
    1,209
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    577

The enrolled student population at Onondaga Community College is 59.5% White, 12.8% Black or African American, 6.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0741% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,247 students (13.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 109 more women than men received degrees from Onondaga Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Onondaga Community College is white (775 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (112 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Onondaga Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Onondaga Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (101 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (362 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Social workers, all other (185,958 people), Police officers (142,071 people), Other managers (112,624 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (88,014 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (47,873 people).

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Protective Services (101 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (362 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (63 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (51 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Protective Services (101 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (362 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (63 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (51 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (357,244 people), Elementary & secondary schools (225,026 people), Individual & family services (133,604 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (97,325 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (89,768 people).

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Protective Services (101 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (362 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (63 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (51 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Onondaga Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Onondaga Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

484
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
593
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 484 degrees were awarded to men at Onondaga Community College, which is 0.816 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (593).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Onondaga Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.74 times more than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 109 degrees were awarded to women at Onondaga Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 2.02 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 12% of students graduating from Onondaga Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Onondaga Community College is Female and White (28.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.15% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    775 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    112 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Onondaga Community College is white (775 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (112 degrees).

2.51% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    423 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    352 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Onondaga Community College is white female (423 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (352 degrees).

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Operations

Onondaga Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $282k (2.52%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Onondaga Community College had a total salary expenditure of $94.9M. Onondaga Community College employs 75 Professors, 52 Associate professors, and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at Onondaga Community College are Female Professors (46), Female Associate professors(32), and Male Professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Onondaga Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, Management, with 66 employees, and Service with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.2M
2019 Endowment
5.56%
decline from 2018

Onondaga Community College has an endowment valued at about $11.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Onondaga Community College declined 5.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.86M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.13M - Federal
  2. $2.19M - State
  3. $8.21M - Local

As of 2019, Onondaga Community College received $3.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.19M from state grants and contracts, and $8.21M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47.1M
2019 Salaries
8.59%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Onondaga Community College paid a median of $47.1M in salaries, which represents 49.6% of their overall expenditure ($94.9M) and a 8.59% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11% growth from 2017 and a 0.263% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.4M
Instructional Salaries
172
Number of Employees

In 2019, Onondaga Community College paid a total of $12.4M to 172 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
75 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
85 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Onondaga Community College were Professor with 75 employees; Associate professor with 52 employees; and Associate professor with 36 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Onondaga Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees; Management with 66 employees; and Service with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Onondaga Community College was Female Professor with 46 employees, Female Associate professor with 32 employees, and Male Professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Onondaga Community College.

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